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THE ITHACAN

Editorial: Recent Wi-Fi update caused unnecessary confusion

By The Ithacan August 31, 2022
The residence hall Wi-Fi system was not nearly ready in time for move-in. The confusion that students faced was preventable.
Dave Weil, interim associate vice president for DIIS, will oversee a reinvigorated staff as they begin to upgrade the wireless services at Ithaca College.

Ithaca College DIIS sets deadlines for network upgrades

By Kyle Arnold, Assistant News Editor August 31, 2016
With a new vision and staff, Ithaca College’s Digital Instruction and Information Services plans to upgrade key parts of the college’s wireless internet service by May 2017, completing an overhaul of the system which began last fall.
One of many upgrades to campus that students will see this semester, is a newly-renovated studio in the Roy H. Park School of Communications. Other renovations include upgrades to the Fitness Center; improved Wi-Fi service; and renovations in the Terrace Dining Hall.

Students at Ithaca College return to an upgraded campus

By Kyle Arnold, Assistant News Editor August 24, 2016
The Ithaca College campus has undergone many changes, additions and renovations over the summer, some of which are more visibly obvious than others.
Keith McIntosh came to Ithaca College in August 2014 to become associate vice president of DIIS and chief information officer. He will leave his position July 22 to become vice president and chief information officer at the University of Richmond.

Ithaca College chief information officer to leave in July

By Mary Ford, Senior Writer June 23, 2016
Keith “Mac” McIntosh, associate vice president of Digital Instruction and Information Services and chief information officer, has accepted a position as vice president and chief information officer at the University of Richmond in Virginia.
William Weeks, Keith McIntosh and Mike Dixon discuss the wireless infrastructure inside a server room in the Park School of Communications.

Campus Wi-Fi update nears completion

By Maura Aleardi, Staff Writer September 4, 2015
Ithaca College’s $2.3 million Wi-Fi update is on the verge of completion as the last building to be updated — the Athletics and Events Center — enters a final testing phase.
Keith McIntosh came to Ithaca College in August 2014 to become associate vice president of DIIS and chief information officer. He will leave his position July 22 to become vice president and chief information officer at the University of Richmond.

ITS surveys students to create five-year strategic plan

By Joe Byeon, Staff Writer November 5, 2014
ITS kicked off its five-year strategic plan on Oct. 23 with the first surveys, distributed to a random selection of students, faculty and staff.

So technology makes education better, am I right Mr. President?

By Jeremy Li February 4, 2014

President Obama has recently pledges to implement a $750 million worth initiative called ConnectED to enhance technology for 99% of the students in the U.S. within five years, according to an article published...

College considers new internet provider

By Gillian Nigro, Senior Writer October 24, 2013

As Ithaca College struggles with complaints of poor Wi-Fi connectivity across campus since last semester, officials said the college’s six-year contract with Apogee, its Internet provider for students...

Editorial: Education: still loading

Editorial: Education: still loading

By The Ithacan October 22, 2013

Outside the context of higher education, Wi-Fi is a luxury that keeps society constantly “plugged in.” But on a college campus, Internet access is a necessary tool for professors to teach their students. For...

From left, freshman Rachel Roizin-Prior and freshman Kaitlin Logsdon discuss what they hope to do as class of 2017 senators.

SGA candidates begin their campaigns

By Jack Curran, Online News Editor September 18, 2013
Candidates for the Ithaca College SGA presented their plans for change on campus to the student body on Monday evening in IC Square.

Ithaca College ITS to implement Wi-Fi upgrade

By Jeremy Li, Staff Writer September 11, 2013
As more students are bringing multiple devices to campus, Wi-Fi performance has not been meeting students’ expectations
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